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12 Roadtrips From Delhi That Are Perfect For This Monsoon Season


Monsoons in Delhi are nothing more than fables and folklore, the sparse vegetation and the colossal concrete jungle barely lets the Delhiite get a tingle of rain.The gentle drizzle of Monsoon washes away the sullen dirt and debris and brings joy to every known creature. But it remains a significant letdown for Delhiites -just a namesake affair limited to a few trickles that clog the roads and delay the traffic causing further agony. Well if monsoon season leaves you despondent, you don’t have to worry. Luckily Delhi is situated at the centre of all the great holiday destinations that blossom in this amiable weather. Check out all these places where you can fully indulge and embark on a road trip that will satiate your monsoon needs.

1. Agra

12 Roadtrips From Delhi That Are Perfect For This Monsoon Season-1 Agra basks in the glory of kings and queens, home to the Wonder of the world Taj, which for obvious reasons does not need any further explaining. Its popularity expletively conveys what Taj stands for. Apart from the glistening marble edifice that sings the melody of lost love. Agra encapsulates history in every corner you visit from the Agra Fort to the tomb of Idimatuddaulah. If history is not your point of interest, then the intricate carvings by the nimble-fingered skills done on these marvellous structures will do just enough to rouse your attention. With the construction of the Yamuna Expressway its much easier to get to Agra. Just make sure you make your trip Safe and drive with care. Agra is located at a distance of 210 km from Delhi and with the ideal weather of the Monsoons, you wouldn’t have to bear the agony of the scorching summer heat. The favourable climate and the perfect distance all make Agra a place to be visited without much further ado.

Distance: 210 km from Delhi

Where to stay: The Oberoi Amarvillas

2. Neemrana Fort

12 Roadtrips From Delhi That Are Perfect For This Monsoon Season-2 Neemrana fort in Rajasthan is located at a distance of 106 Km away from New Delhi. One of the oldest heritage luxury hotels, Neemrana Fort Palace, is a beautiful medley of history and modernity. It is located at the Delhi Jaipur highway. It spans across over six acres and 12 levels, and its seven palace wings accommodate extraordinarily gorgeous suites and rooms. The best ones are the Deva Mahal, Uma Vilas, Hara Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Francis Mahal, and Sheela Mahal. The tariff may differ at times depending on a special occasion or season. Neemrana Fort Palace boasts two restaurants, two outdoor pools, a fitness centre, spa services, a bar and cafe’, free Wi-Fi, and complimentary self-parking. The rooms have minibars and coffeemakers along with other facilities. For bookworms, there is a library, and for everyone else, there is a free hearty breakfast. The Heritage property is a great place to relax and unwind while making gazing at the rains from the window.

Distance: 106 km from Delhi

3. Jaipur

12 Roadtrips From Delhi That Are Perfect For This Monsoon Season-3 The colourful streets of Jaipur and the medley of colours all subsume into the brightest of the brightest, and the assortment of colours that perpetuate here are much daintier than one can presume. The affair of royalty and culture both intermingle in Jaipur to provide you with a memorable experience. Jaipur offers much to the visitor. Whether it’s the aerated Hawa Mahal that has a million windows to peek through or the numerous forts- the ginormous Jaipur fort or the fantastic palatable cuisine offered here. The monsoons happen to be a perfect time to mesmerise yourself with the blend of regalia and history without the scorching summer heat diminishing your enthusiasm for the place. Located at a distance of 271 km from Delhi, a road trip to Jaipur is undoubtedly going to be worth your while. If you are interested in exploring the pink city check out our Rajasthan tour package.

Distance : 271 km from Delhi.

Where to stay : Hotel Konark

4. Alwar

12 Roadtrips From Delhi That Are Perfect For This Monsoon Season-4 Alwar located at a distance of just 166 km from Delhi, Alwar is perfect for an ideal weekend getaway the place is home to the oldest territories of Rajasthan. Alwar is perhaps the oldest of the Rajasthani kingdoms, forming part of the Matsya territories of Viratnagar in 1500 BC. It came in the limelight again in the 18th century under Pratap Singh, who pushed back the rulers of Jaipur to the south and the Jats of Bharatpur to the east, and who successfully resisted the Marathas. It was one of the first Rajput states to ally itself with the fledgeling British empire. Alwar is your quintessential Historical gateway from Delhi that can be covered in just a matter of 4 hours without the scorching summer heat beating you down, what are you waiting for?

Distance: 166km from Delhi

5. Sariska Tiger Reserve

12 Roadtrips From Delhi That Are Perfect For This Monsoon Season-5 Sariska Tiger Reserve is a national park and tiger reserve located in the Alwar district of the state of Rajasthan, India. The topography of the protected area comprises scrub-thorn dry forests, rocky landscapes, dry deciduous forests, rocks, grasses and steep cliffs. This area was a hunting reserve of the Alwar state and was declared a wildlife reserve in 1955. It was given the status of a tiger reserve making it a part of India's Project Tiger in 1978. The reserve was declared a national park in 1990. It is the first reserve in the world to have successfully relocated tigers. Located at a distance of 202.7 km from Delhi, this is another one of those places that are located at a comfortable distance from Delhi, making it ideal for a road trip in Delhi.

Distance: 202.7 km from Delhi

6. Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

12 Roadtrips From Delhi That Are Perfect For This Monsoon Season-6 Bharatpur city is located close to New Delhi, Agra and Mathura. Bharatpur also falls on Golden Triangle (Tourist triangle) of Delhi – Agra – Jaipur because of which its get a maximum of attention from tourists all around the world. Bharatpur is famous for Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park which is also known as Bharatpur Bird sanctuary. The name of the Keoladeo national park is formed because of Keoladeo Shiva temple located just inside the park. Home to many international as well as domestic migratory birds. Significant attractions being Pelican, Saras crane, black-necked stork, different variety of ducks and many more birds. It is also home of Spotted deer, Nilgai, Jackals, Sambar, and hyenas. Keep a keen eye you just might spot a dainty little bird perched on a tree! Located at a distance of 198 km from Delhi. The wild retreat is perfect for a weekend getaway.

Distance: 198 km from Delhi

Where to stay: Kadamkunj resort

7. Ranikhet

12 Roadtrips From Delhi That Are Perfect For This Monsoon Season-7 Literally Translating to the Queen's meadow, Ranikhet is a small town located in the Almora district of the state of Uttarakhand. It is situated at an altitude of 1869 meters above sea level and is very close to the western peaks of the Himalayas. The city is a crucial cantonment area and is maintained by the Indian Army itself. As the legend goes, Rani Padmini fell in love with this beautiful place and the King, Raja Sudhardev had to oblige her and built her a palace in these lands. The queen subsequently decided to make it her residence, and that is how the moniker ‘Ranikhet’ came into being Though no traces of the palace are found in present times, the beautiful lush green lands against the backdrop of Himalayas, indeed justify the mythology associated.,This town is ideal for anyone wanting a rejuvenating therapy amid the green tea-gardens. The huge pine trees, the green meadows and the panoramic view of the Himalayan Range, make this a sublime location in the rains.

Distance: 390.2km from Delhi

where to stay: Woodsvilla resort

8. Mandawa

12 Roadtrips From Delhi That Are Perfect For This Monsoon Season-8 Known as the “art gallery of Rajasthan”, the painted towns of Shekhawati is known for its aesthetically pleasing walls that adorn the whole of the city. The colourful Havelis of Mandawa is a medley of culture, history, and Royalty. With Monuments like Murmuria Haveli to cater to your visual needs, Mandawa would thoroughly entice you with its charm! Mandawa is situated at a distance of just 258.4 km from Delhi; it can be traversed in a maximum of 5 hours without the Rajasthani heat beating you down and the beautiful colours even more vivid, the place is perfect for a rainy retreat. If you decide to check out more of Mandawa then take a look at our Mandawa tour package

Distance: 258.4 km from Delhi

Where to stay: Hotel Chobdar Haveli

9. Almora

12 Roadtrips From Delhi That Are Perfect For This Monsoon Season-9 Almora is a small district situated on the Kumaun hills, which belongs to the state of Uttarakhand. The township is located amid a hilltop, encompassed with gorgeous sceneries and panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges. This district is a part of the state, also known as Devbhoomi making it a sacred place for a lot of tourists. Almora’s tourist places are famous for its cultural heritage sites, handicrafts, delicious cuisine and exquisite wildlife. Almora is surrounded by other renowned tourist holiday destinations, like Dehradun, Mussoorie, and Rishikesh that add to the list of places that you can cover in one holiday around this township. All these destinations can be reached overnight from Almora. Almora is located at a distance of just 366.6 km from Delhi. with the beautiful scenery along the way you can mesmerise yourself with the scenic beauty of lush green foliage awash with the rains of Monsoon.

Distance: 366.6km from Delhi

10. Corbett National Park

12 Roadtrips From Delhi That Are Perfect For This Monsoon Season-10 Probably only a few ears have escaped the name of Jim Corbett National Park, Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India and was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal tiger. Located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand it a was named after Jim Corbett The park was the first nominated to come under the Project Tiger initiative. There are total four zones in Corbett National Park which are Dhikala zone, Bijrani Safari Zone, Jhirna Safari Zone, and Durga Devi Safari Zone. Dhikala is known to be the most significant wildlife zone where you can see wild cats roaming right in front of your vehicles. While Jhirna can be visited throughout the year, Dhikala, Bijrani, and Durga Devi are accessible only from November to June every year. With activities like river rafting in the river Kosi only availaible in the rainy season and certain animals being much easier to spot. there is no better time to visit the Corbett National Park.

Distance: 239.5 km from Delhi.

Where to stay: Corbett De Floresta

11. Rishikesh

12 Roadtrips From Delhi That Are Perfect For This Monsoon Season-11 The gentle drizzle of rain illuminates the beauty of Rishikesh in the monsoons, and the Ganges is in full bloom accentuating the scenic landscape of Rishikesh. The glistening charm of the serene Ganges gushing in between barefaced rocks, the bustling spiritual energy and a plethora of activities to do all make Rishikesh a place that you cannot miss in any monsoon road trip list! Be it the adventure-laden river rafting amid the glorious tides or just gorging on the scrumptious eateries. Rishikesh is a destination that is forever etched on every Roadtrip recommendation list. The place has its reputation as the Yoga capital of India, but the fun fact is that it also happens to be the place where the Beatles rocked up in the 60's. No road trip destination from Delhi can rival the evergreen Rishikesh.

Distance: 238.9 km from Delhi

12. Amritsar

12 Roadtrips From Delhi That Are Perfect For This Monsoon Season-12 After the scorching heat of the summers, the monsoons offer that soothing relief, and without the summer sun on your shoulder, the rains are a great time for sight-seeing. Colloquially known as Ambarsar, Amritsar is the largest city of Punjab and at a distance 448.9km from Delhi making it an ideal choice for a road trip. Home of one of the holiest shrine for Sikhs in Punjab the spectacular "Harmandar Sahib" or better known as "golden temple" owing to its glistening golden colour. The sacred site is inexplicably beautiful. Amritsar is the cradle of history with the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre that still screams of the unspeakable atrocities performed on the innocent people and not forgetting to mention the "Wagah border." the road border that divides Pakistan and India. When you are in Amritsar, you should attend the ceremony of lowering the flags, which has been held here every day since 1959. Hundreds of people come every evening to witness this ceremony, enjoy the patriotic whiff in the air and dance to Bollywood numbers to commemorate. Also, the mouth-watering food served across makes it a favourite among travellers.

Distance: 448.9km from Delhi.

Where to stay: Golden Tulip Amritsar

All these holiday destinations located at a considerable distance from Delhi will make your Monsoons just right and replenish you entirely. So, quit sulking about the negligible amount of rain Delhi witnesses and get ready for an enjoyable road trip to any one of these glorious destinations!

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